Staff

Bakieva Madina
President
  • manages the Foundation since 2013;
  • more than 10 years of experience in major international organizations in the development and implementation of assistance programs, communications and PR;
  •  has a bachelor degree of International Relationships and master degree of political science.
Kassenova Ainash
Branch manager, Almaty
  • manages the Foundation since the opening in 2010;
  • author of many projects, which were successfully realized by the Foundation;
  • lawyer by diploma, philanthropist by trade;
  • has a long-term experience in international organizations;
  • at the moment, she is on academic leave.
Aimurzina Ainur
Branch manager, Astana
  • works in the Foundation since June 2013;
  • successfully leading the coordination of multiple projects as well as maintaining contacts with partners and beneficiaries;
  • has a diploma of International Relationships, also a certificate of general psychology;
  • At the moment, acting director of the subsidiary.
Sheshembekova Maral
Project manager, Astana
  • the Foundation Project coordinator in the field of the rights of children with disabilities and inclusive education;
  • more than 10 years of experience in the international organizations on the development of the socio-economic sphere in Kazakhstan;
  • has extensive experience in development and project management.
Aliya Sultanova
Project manager, Astana
  • works for the project “Diiferent but equal” since August 2017;
  • alumna of Nazarbayev University (M.Sc. degree in Educational Leadership) and “Fulbright” program (Indiana University);
  • has experience in the research and work for international organizations.
Murzatleuova Aigerim
Accountant administrator, Astana
  • works in the subsidiary since 2013;
  • has a bachelor degree of Economy in Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov;
  • has extensive experience as an accountant;
  • is a certified professional accountant of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Saule Beksultanova
Manager assistant, Astana
  • assists in the project “Different But Equal”
  • has an experience of conducting social researches on social, public and political issues;
  • has a diploma of the L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, “internatioal affairs” faculty;
  • has the degree of bachelor of Finance
Aizada Arystanbek
Project assistant, Astana
  • employed by the Astana’s division since August 2017;
  • Nazarbayev University graduate  with a B.A. in political science and international relations. Will receive her Master’s degree in public policy and human rights from Higher School of Economics in Moscow in May 2018;
  • involved in projects on children’s coaching, corporate mentoring, and inclusive art studio and theater.
Gulzhadyra Bekenova
Project assistant, Astana
  • Master degree in Education and Bachelor degree in psychology  from Al-Farabi’s KazNU;
  • has practical experience in working with children as a child psychologist in different educational organizations;
  • works at the Foundation on the “Mentors” project since August 2017.
Sara Kazybayeva
Project manager, Almaty
  • leads projects in Almaty;
  • responsible for the work with beneficiaries.
Zhanayeva Aizhan
Accountant, Almaty
  • more than 10 years of experience as an accountant in commercial structures, including offices of foreign companies;
  • has graduated the Kazakh State University named after S.M.Kirov